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5 Things You Didn’t Know About Fleas and Ticks

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  I’m grateful to live in Southern California where our generally arid climate doesn’t support the lifecycle of fleas, ticks, and other arthropods as well as parts of the country that are more humid and commensurately warm.  As a result, fleas and ticks don’t thrive as well and infestations can be isolated to regional pockets […]

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The Dog Food Brands Veterinarians Feed Their Own Pets via Reader’s Digest

What a veterinarian chooses to feed of his or her pets is a topic that has innumerable answers. Each veterinary practitioner has a unique perspective on what is perceived to be the most-appropriate food for one’s own pets and patients.   I really feel that the way I approach my own nutrition comes across in […]

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Veterinarians Answer: Does Chewing Promote Dental Health?

Jana Rade again called upon me and some of my fellow veterinary colleagues for My Dog’s Symptoms.  This time we veterinarians are lending our perspective on our canine patients’ oral cavities (i.e. their mouths).  More-specifically, do we feel that that chewing benefits dental health?   I’m a fan of having my canine (and feline) patients chew […]

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The Potentially Deadly Treat You’re Probably Giving Your Dog

Do you give your dog rawhide chews?  If so, you may want to consider many factors about rawhide’s preparation and potential health concerns associated with these common canine chews.     Learn my veterinary perspective in following article for The Potentially Deadly Treat You’re Probably Giving Your Dog   Click the above link to […]

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Can I Get a Vet Who Makes House Calls? Yes, Please.

Remember back in the day when doctors made house calls to attend to their sick patients in the comfort of their own homes?  Well, house call medical practice never went away, but most people are so familiar with idea of going to the doctor or veterinary hospital to address their or their pet’s health concerns […]

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